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Amid coronavirus spread, measles outbreak kills thousands of children in DR Congo   -100%

As DR Congo faces the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is already struggling to deal with the world's worst measles outbreak. Since January 2019, the virus has claimed the lives of over 6,300 children and infected hundreds of thousands of others. Our correspondents Clément Bonnerot and Juliette Dubois report from the north of the country.


Kenya: FKF Should Pay Amrouche in Full, Says Ex-Stars Coach Kheri   15%

[Nation] Former Harambee Stars coach Mohammed Kheri has warned the Sports Ministry to prepare a huge cheque for settling local national coaches unpaid dues should they make the mistake of settling Adel Amrouche's Sh109 million award.


Letters to the Editor: Why are we still reading about inexcusable medical supply shortages?  


It doesn't matter who's to blame for medical professionals not having protective equipment. We just need to fix this problem now.


Congress faces stiff oversight challenge on Trump's $2 trillion coronavirus relief  


Lawmakers are likely to struggle to conduct oversight of Trump's management of the massive rescue package.


Search called off for seniors missing in high country for weeks   -20%

Russell Hill, 74, and Carol Clay, 73, have been missing for two weeks after they set off on a camping trip in the state's north-east.


5 reasons to love the Bahamas   40%


From the abundant wildlife to one of the world's rare pink sand beaches, here's why the island nation is a great spot to visit.


Fox Sports Detroit re-airing epic Pistons, Tigers, Wings games: Ranking the ones you must watch!   16%


Fox Sports Detroit is showing eight classic Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers games beginning Monday at 8 p.m. Here's how we ranked them.

       


Jared Kushner attacked as alt-right Pinocchio who has betrayed NYC and delayed government coronavirus response   -80%


'It's not your stockpile, it's a national stockpile for use by the United States, you f****** moron'


Florida governor says unemployment system now up to speed   15%

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that the state's heavily criticized unemployment system should now be able to handle the crush of applicants it is receiving as workers lose their … Click to Continue »


Kobe Bryant: Towel worn by late NBA star during his farewell speech fetches 27,000 at auction   -20%


Item was grabbed from NBA legend's shoulders after his final game in 2016


Lionel Richie remembers his friend Kenny Rogers in ACM concert   -30%


Some of country music's biggest names came together to celebrate the late Kenny Rogers on Sunday night.


Texas expands quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers  


Gov. Greg Abbott targeted some of the pandemic's hot spots.


We must hold politicians responsible for deaths they could have prevented  

Delinquent politicians such as Florida's Ron DeSantis should be held accountable.


'I'll be back': New dad Hiku keen on return to NRL duty with Warriors   10%

HOLD HOLD Peta Hiku's son is so young he hasn't even been named, although the new dad is prepared to return to work in Australia with the Warriors.


Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill several in northern Cameroon   -10%

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said.


President George W. Bush proudly displays paintings of world leaders  

You're either with these paintings, or against them: Olmert, Putin, Merkel, Singh, Dalai Lama, among others, inspire Bush's art.


Coronavirus: Radical evangelist who says gays will burn in flames of hell builds Covid-19 hospital in Central Park  


Openly gay New York senator reportedly says it's a 'shame that the federal government has left us in the position of having to accept charity from such bigots'


Coronavirus: South African bride and groom arrested over lockdown wedding  

Police vans, not wedding cars, greet newlyweds who ignored South Africa's ban on public gatherings.


Video and recipe: Ganache-filled Hanukkah donuts (sufganiyot)   25%

This recipe for Hanukkah's classic fried sweet incorporates a pastry chef's expertise and is finished with a decadent whipped chocolate ganache topping


For first time, Israeli artist wins top British portrait award  

The art prize, which includes a $47,500 cash stipend, was presented to Matan Ben-Cnaan at London's National Portrait Gallery during a ceremony on Tuesday.


LISTEN: Haredi leaders learn harsh corona lesson as Israel sends in the troops   40%

Depleted supplies of testing equipment, the Passover holiday and ultra-Orthodox noncompliance are hindering Israel's fight against COVID-19. LISTEN FREE


Coronavirus: Childrens hospital forced to furlough 400 workers due to pandemic   -13%


Around 14 percent of staff at ​Connecticut Children's Medical Center are being forced to take 60 days leave


From New York to Berlin: 'Unorthodox' adapted into Netflix series  

An ultra-Orthodox Jew leaves her community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and finds freedom in Berlin. Deborah Feldman's bestselling memoir has been adapted into a series that reveals life in a secluded world.


Manchester United confident of keeping Paul Pogba as coronavirus hits transfer market  


Doubts over whether United's asking price can be met, especially in uncertain climate


Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction   90%

The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.


Coronavirus could derail Cadillac's plan for massive product rejuvenation  


New-car sales are down amid coronavirus. Cadillac's plans for vehicle reveals in April were canceled. Now its plan for brand revival could stall.

       


Zimbabwe: FIFA Give Zimbabwe More Time   5%

[The Herald] FIFA'S decision to scrap all international matches set for June should give Zimbabwe more time to complete the renovations of the country's major football stadia.


Interview: U.S. Lung-Disease Expert On Coronavirus Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention  

Ognjen Gajic, a lung expert and critical care specialist at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in the northern U.S. state of Minnesota, was interviewed by RFE/RL's Balkan Service about the coronavirus and the disease’s symptoms and treatment.


iflix: Streaming service dubbed Netflix of Asia cuts jobs amid coronavirus crisis  


iflix is one of Netflix's biggest rivals throughout Asia, but has been struck by coronavirus-related logistical problems


El Al gearing up to place 75 percent of staff on unpaid leave  

Israel's relatively speedy move to block incoming traffic could make airlines shy of returning after the crisis, industry sources fret


Moscow Has Most Of Russia's COVID-19 Cases, But Work Stoppages Are Nationwide   -6%

Moscow's spike in COVID-19 infections has forced an economic shutdown in far-flung territories where the coronavirus has so far shown minimal bite.


Coronavirus: John Krasinski enlists Steve Carell for The Office reunion during Good News show   -3%


Actor and director said he wanted to share some of the more positive news he's seen lately


On second thought  

About the meals deduction — What's this payroll tax reprieve?


Netflix leads on downloads, but YouTube Kids grabs more hours   5%

Netflix Inc led rivals YouTube, Amazon Prime and Disney+ with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020, but more time was spent on YouTube's Kids service as usage boomed following the shutdown of thousands of schools in March.


Airline staff to sign up as NHS volunteers during coronavirus pandemic   40%


'We have all needed the NHS at some point in our lives and so we are so proud that our crew can now help to support the NHS at this crucial time,' says easyJet's director of cabin services


Coronavirus: UK government urged to include sign language interpreter in daily briefings  


An aspiring teacher says UK should follow Scotland's example


Skelton: Gov. Newsom's California Health Corps to fight coronavirus is unprecedented. Now he needs to produce   -27%


It's an effort to build up a reserve army of backup doctors, nurses and other medical care specialists who can be called up to replace frontline providers when they get overwhelmed by surging caseloads or become sick themselves.


Why GOP advised Trump to stop feuding with Michigan's governor   -15%


Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a first-term Democratic governor, is considered a leading vice presidential candidate. She's criticized Presidential Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus, igniting a Twitter feud. Why both sides are backing down now.


Sunday Scrum: Canada's battle for protective equipment  


CBC News Network's Sunday Scrum panel is your destination for frank discussion and analysis of the week's big Canadian political stories. This week: Our panellists discuss Canada's battle for protective equipment.


'New normal': Traditional retailers prepare to downsize amid massive online shopping shift  

Australia's retailers are preparing to shut stores, reduce workforces and reconfigure supply chains to prepare for a fundamental shift towards online shopping.